Cellsite Analyst

  • Salary:
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Digital Forensics
  • Deadline:
    December 16, 2018

Job Title:

Cellsite Analyst

Reporting to:

Cellsite Experts & Cellsite Manager


Stratford upon Avon



Main Purpose/Job Summary:

The ideal candidate will be required to actively contribute to the casework and knowledge of the Cellsite Experts, using their experience and training within a relevant part of the Telecommunications Industry. They must be able to support ongoing casework by performing surveys, processing call data, mapping and quality assurance checking so must have a technical aptitude and keen attention to detail.

‘Flexibility’ is an essential requirement to the role, as are a driving licence and SC security clearance.


Main Duties & Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Using Cellsite Analysis to assess possible locations of mobile telephones at specified times by:
  • Analysis of Call Data Records (CDRs) and production of preliminary reports
  • Obtaining and analysing network readings on 2G, 3G and 4G networks
  • Mapping
  • Quality Assurance checks of Experts work
  • Presentation of findings within the UK Justice


  • Producing high quality, clear and accurate

    reports/ statements, data and map exhibits

  • Presentation of evidence including at briefings

    and potentially giving oral testimony at court

  • Examining prosecution / defence reports and

    commenting on their accuracy, relevance,

    meaning and evidential value

  • Having an input into determining the scope of

    the analysis and preparing the commercial


  • Providing consultation support on the use of

    telecommunication data in evidence

  • Maintenance of Cellsite software and hardware

Required Skill Set & Experience:

To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience in data analysis and able to present findings in a clear manner both in writing and orally
    Able to work under pressure

    Full driving license
    Sound analytical and interpretation skills Ability to work with precision, accuracy and high attention to detail

  • Computer literate
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills to

    ensure delivery within a high-pressured environment


• A degree level education in a relevant subject

Desirable Skill Set & Experience:

  • Experience / training in research and / or analytical processes
  • Production and presentation of reports and statements with a sound basis to an evidential standard
  • Experience of analysing mobile phones (handset and SIM cards)
  • An understanding of UK legislation and investigative techniques associated with digital evidence
  • Experience or training within the Forensic Science Industry
  • Direct court experience / knowledge of the duties of an expert witness
    Court procedure, disclosure requirements and maintaining evidential continuity and integrity Articulate and able to discuss and debate complex issues in a clear, unbiased, manner
  • Experience of surveying and analysing data from radio networks
  • A knowledge of the different call detail records provided by the Telecommunication industry
  • A knowledge of radio propagation/ planning methodologies and technologies (e.g. LTE) possibly gained in a network planning / optimisation environment, radio design or via a forensic science provider

Other Role Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years UK residency
  • Full driving license
  • Satisfactorily pass pre-hire and annual security clearance procedures in accordance with the ACPO (Association of Chief Police Officers) National Vetting Scheme.

General Statement:

CCL is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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